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NEWS OFTHE WEEK
In a Condensed Form for Oar
A Returns of the Less Important but
Not Less Interesting Events
of the Past Week.
Senator Cullom savs "war talk is
The president has given $100 to tho
C.iineso famine fund.
Olliver lias formed a strong syndicate
to dig the Panama canal.
Heavy losses will 1h sustained by
Montana stockmen, us food is scarce.
California Japanese oppose exclusion
and have sent a lawyer to Washington.
The United States mint at New Or
leans is coining f 1,000, 000 for the Mex
Hundreds of cattle are dying from
exhaustion and cold in the Salmon riv
er, Idaho, country.
Chicago is ex jie noticing a little of
the winter weather that has Wen
sweeping the states farther west.
Governor Hughes, of New York, is
keeping his campaign pledge and is
having nothing to do with the loeises.
A trainload of Omaha manufacturers
and joblers will visit the Pacific North
west early in the spring in an effort to
The Navy department has figures
showing that; a first-class battleship can
be built cheaper by a private company
than in the government yards.
difference is alnmt f;i0,000.
The Thaw jury is now complete.
Light earthquake shocks continue to
be felt at Kingston.
Russia will borrow $25,000,000 to
feed her famine sufferers.
Another terrible blizzard is sweeping
Montana and British Columbia.
The governor of Caracas has been
murdered by adherents of President
A 2-cent passenger fare bill has leen
favorably reported in the Missouri leg
islature. in tL s.t . w,
changed by an earthquake.
The president and Admiral Evans
have approved the action of Davis in
the Kingston affair.
A bill has been introduced in the
Illinois legislature providing the death
penalty for burglars and highway rub
The Periodical Publishers' associa
tion of America has determined to fight
the proposed change in second class
More than half the flow of the Colo
rado river has been turned lmck into
the old channel and it is telieved it
will soon be entirely under Control.
Another blizzard has swept North
The Chinese government is arresting
A slight earthquake shock is report
ed from Greenville. 111.
The French cabinet is in danger of a
split on the church question.
Roosevelt says that if the several
states will not abolish child labor the
Many Chinese are believed to have
been (smuggled across the Canadian
boundary into eastern states.
Kinald'i M. Hall, of Portland, was
chosen president of the Pacific Coast
Admen's league at its Sjiokane meet
in;,'. Policy holders of Sun Francisco in
the Trans-Atlantic Fire Insurance com
pany will get but 5 per cent on settle
ment. The National Red Cioss has sent a
total of $25,000 to famine sufferers of
China since the call for assistance was
The entire San Francisco school
board may go to Washington to parti
cipate in the conference on the Japan
Roosevelt has handed Senator For
aker a lemon by appointing a negro as
surveyor of customs at Cincinnati, a
position with a salary of $5,000 a year.
The Ohio senators w ill not dure to re
fuse their endorsement after their stand
. in favor of the negro. j
The Russian government has doctored
It election news.
A deadlock exists ip the New Jersey
A revolt has broken out in the island
of Java, Dutch Eat Indies.
During the present year Japan will
complete seven new warships.
Swettenham lias recalled his letter to
Davis, but Jamaica still demands his
An Irish audience at Dublin how led
down a play which slandered Irish
One of Senator Pai ley's witnesses In
the Texas legislative investigation lias
Gould has made peace with Ilarri
nian and will not complete the West
ern Pacific to the coast.
BODItS.STREW THE MINE.
Stuart Shaft Proves Veritable Char
Charleston, W. V., Fob. V The
bodict of nine of the victims of Tues
day's explosion were brought to the
surface tday. The lxdles were brought
up by Fdward Pii knoy, inspector of
the mine, and Kolm Absalom, district
mine inspvtor, w ho were tho lirst to
go down. Their search was one oj
The men remained in the shaft fot
throe hours, and found it a veritable
charnel-house. Mutilated Unlies cov
ered the bottom of the shaft so thickly
that the two rescuers found it impossi
ble to move alsuit w ithout stepping on
them. Thev counted !! Indies, but
after sending up nine were so exhaust
ed that the others were allowed to re
main until the cage is put in working
Sixteen more bisli-s were recovered
late tonight. Tho entries w ill K pen
etrated tomorrow in an effort to recover
all the remaining Kslio. It is now
regarded as certain that no one in the
mine at the time of the explosion es
caped. The Ivdy of John Quack was taken
from the shaft in the bucket and the
coroner's inquest will probably ln on
his remains. In addition to the in
vestigation by the coroner s inquest.
Chief Mine Inspector Paul and IVputy
Henry are making an independent in
HARRISBURQ IS BURNING.
Great Conflagration at Capital of the
Pittsburg, Pa., Feb. 1. A longdis
tance telephone message from Harris
burg, Pa., says that a serious ivntlu-
gration broke out in the heart of the
business district early today and many
buildings have already been destroyed
bv the firo.
The origin of the tire is not known.
It was discovered in the i rand opera
house, and this building, which is val
ued at l'0tt,(.KH, is entirly ruined. The
firemen were unable to check the (lames
and in a short time the Park hotel was
burning. The Pijou Amusement com
pany, I lamia's drug store, a cigar store
and several other business blocks were
At 6 o'eloek the tire spread to the
Columbus hotel, which is burning
fiercely with no hoje of saving it.
As far as known, everybody in the
hotel had time to get out.
Soon after the fire was discovered a
general alarm was sent out summoning
all the fire apparatus in the city
w luisuinuing me manv streams oi
water being poured on the flames, the
fire is rapidly spreading to adjacent
property. A strong wind is blowing,
causing the tire to burn fiercely.
At 6:.'iO t lie fire was not under control
and the damage is estimated at over
STRIVE VO OPEN HILL LINES.
Soo Line Abandons Big Territory in
Which Fuel is Scarce.
Washington, Feb. 1. A long dis
patch from L. II. Hill, a son of Presi
dent Hill, of the Great Northern, re
garding fuel shortage conditions in
North Iakota, came to the Interstate
Commerce commission today. Mr.
Hill said he had just returned from a
three weeks' trip in the snowbound dis
trict. Max Pass and other branch
points are suffering for coal, he mid,
and everything possible is being done
to open the line.
Mr. Hill says Max Pass is in the
territory served by the Soo line from
Kenmare to Thief River falls, 2U
miles, on which no apparent effort is
being made to open the line. He says
he understands that their section men
have ls-en paid off, which makes neces
sary "our furnishing all their terri
tory with fuel."
He adds that several men have been
killed in the extraordinary efforts to
open these lines, "and we feel great
"lunger of crowding the matter too
A dispatch from the mayor of Lead,
S. I)., says the people are freezing for
want of coitl.
Resignation is Accepted.
IiOndon, Feb. 1. There is reason to
believe that the resignation of Sir Alex
Swettenham as governor of Jamaica
bus l-een accepted, though the officials
of the foreign office refuse all infor
mation on the subject. This official
reticence is attributed to a desire to
complete the arrangements for a suc
cessor to the post before announcing
Swettenham's retirement. It is ex
pected that the latter will leave the
island as noon as details can le com
pleted for handing over the affairs of
Publicity for Montana.
liutte, Mont., Feb. 1. A Miner spe
cial from Helena states that at a mass
meeting of the citizens of Montana,
from almost every section of the state,
resolutions were adopted calling upon
the legislature to enact legislation ap
plying for an immigration bureau as a
means of inducing settlement of Mon
tana, appropriating $25,000 for the
purpose. Through this immigration
bureau it is proposed to advertise the
resources of Montana.
Inquiry Into Paper Trust.
Washington, Feb. 1. Representa
tive John Sharp Williams, of Missis
sippi, introduced a bill in the house to-1
day for an investigation by the depart I
ment of Commerco and Iibor of the
paper trust. - .
! IN THE NATIONAL HALLS OF CONGRESS
Saturday, February 2.
Washington, Feb. 2. Two hours
were spent today bv t ho bouse on I lie
rivers and harbors appropriation bill,
speeches against tho measure being
made bv Hepburn, Clark of Missouri
nut Kiefer. Impressive eulogies won
deliveied on the late Nuiaator (tor man
of Maryland. Out of respect to t he
memory of tho late Koproscntat ivt
Maek, whose death was announced, tin
house at 4 :(.' adjourned until Monday.
Washington. FeV -.The senate de
voted tno-t of the day to the reading of
the Indian appropriation bill for tin
adoption of committee amendments.
Several bills authorizing the construc
tion of bridges and one exending tin
terms i f leases in the Yellowstone Na
tional Park w re passed. After a brief
exoout i e se-sion t he senate adjonriiid
at ;!::! o clock out of respect to t he
memory of the late Representative
Flack, of New Y'ork.
Friday, February I.
Washington, Feb. 1. Senators mid
tribute today to the memory of the late
Senator Arthur Pue Gorman, of Mary
land. All business for the day was
suspended at 2:o0 o'clock, according to
a special order, and eulogies were de
livered expressing the profound sorrow
and regret of the senate at the death of
the Maryland senator.
Previous to this order many bills of
minor importance were passed, includ
ing one fixing the salaries of city mail
carriers, making the first year's salary
fiWUi, w it h an annual increase of $100
until a marimum salary of $1,-00 has
been reached. Another bill pas-od in
creases the pension of all Indian war
survivors from $s t,i $H per month.
There are now ft, 000 survivors of thce
Washington, Feb. 1. Appropriations
for rivers an. I harlsirs again ocvupiid
the attention of the house today. The
s leeches again dealt largely with the
proposed canal from Chicago to St.
Iiuis and the deepening of the Missis
sippi river from St. I,ouis to the Gulf
to 14 feet.
Clark, of Missouri, delivered a char
acteristic speech on behalf of the Mis
sissippi river project. Others who dis
cussed the bill were: Rodcnltorg, of
Illinois, Rainey, of Illinois, Crupacker,
of Indiana, Madden, of Illinois, draff,
of Illinois, Shackelford, of Missouri,
Chandler, of Mississippi, Malum, of
Pennsylvania and ( iarrett, of Termessee.
Hills were passed fixing the bounda
ries of land adjoining the Coeur d'Alono
reservation in Idaho, and creating two
additional land districts in Alaska, bl
eated at Nome and Fairlianks.
Thursday, January 31.
Washington, Jun.ol. The river and
harbor appropriation bill occupied prac
tically all of the time of the house to
day. After a short colloquy over the
division of time and the rmternal ad
vice of the sjieaker to allow the chair
man of the committee of the whole
(Currier, of New Hampshire) to con
trol the general debate, the debate was
liegun by Rurtoii, of Ohio, chairman of
the rivers and harbors committee.
SH-eches were made by PurthoMt, of
Missouri, and others.
In providing for the completion of
new projects, a rudhul dciarturc is
made in the bill from former methods.
"It has been thought best," Hurt on re
marked, "to undertake no new im
provement unless the whole amount re-
pnred for its completion is appropri
ated or authorized. "
Washington, Jan. .11. Ravner's ad
dress on the exjiansion of executive
prerogatives, Senator Islgc's brief re
ply and an extended discussion of the
administration of public land laws by
lleyburn constituted the day s proceed
ings in the senate.
Hevburn continued his critici
m or j
the srieoiul order of the secretary
the interior which forhnts the issuance
of intents to land until after an exam
ination of the ground by a special
agent. Hey burn asserted that the
creation of forest reserves had raised
the price of wood for fuel in his state
i 5 tier cent and the price of lumber
generally from $2 to $5 a thousand feet.
He said 18,000,000 iutcs of land in
Idaho had Isoii converted into forest
reserves. He could make no explana
tion of the policy being pursued unless
it was "greed of power."
Wednesday, January 30.
Washington, Jan. .'50. I ies ides fix
ing Fht-ruary 20 as the day to vote on
Alaska Camp Out of Food.
Seattle, Jan. '.',(). On January 12,
the Hush received a telegram from Act
ing Governor Distin, of Alaska, saying
that the conditionof the little mining
camp of Yakutaga Peach was critical.
The Rush immediately put out with a
supply of provision sufficient to last the
village for at least five months. She
arrived off Yakataga Peach on the 14th
in a heavy gale. They found twenty,
five men, nine women and six children
just at tho last of their provisions, and
if the Hush had not come, starvation
Mulkey at Washington.
Washington, Jan. 30. When the
senate meets ut nisin tomorrow, Senator
Fulton will present the credentials of
Senators Pourne and Pourne, and will
ask that the oath be adminstered to Mr.
Mulkey. If Mr. Mulkey's credentials
are approved, he will be sworn in, und
at once enter upon Ins duties. Mr.
Pourne will not take tho oath until
March 4. Mr. Mulkey arrived too late
today to bo sworn in, and did not go to
the senate at all.
the declaration that Senator Rood
Smoot, of I'tah, Is not entitled to his
seat, passing a bill appropriating 2,
000,000 lo confine the Colorado lirr
to its banks and another placing the
management of the Panama railway
under the Isthmian Canal commission,
the senate- today listened to an extended
qicivh by Cartel, of Montana, in criti
cism of the secretary of t he Interior and
another by I lev bum to tho same end.
The recent order of the secretary pre
venting the issuance of patents to pub
lic laud tint il after an examination on
the giouud by a special agent, was the
subject of the criticism and many sen
ators fiom Western states by casual In
terruptions showed their approval of
the sentiments expressed.
Washington, Jan. ,'tO, The house
today completed the agricultural appro
priation bill after adopting sundry
amendments. The feat ure w as a soe h
made with a view to justification of the
meat lusection law by Wadswoith, of
New York, who retired from congress
at the close of the session. lie took
t he president seriously to task for bis
letter of last summer in severe criticism
of the bill.
The diplomat ic and consular appro
priation bill was sent to cotifciencc, the
managers on the part of the house U'ing
Cousins, of Iowa, C. 11. Ijiudia, of In
diana, and How ard, of Geoigia. The
river and hurUir appropriation bill,
carrying $S- ,O0O, t HiO in round numlcrs,
was tatken up, no time U-ing agreed
Uion for the oWe of the general debate.
The coiis'uh nit ion id the livers and
ImrNirs bill was begun in the house to
day. In view of the iuiportat) f the
measure, carrying nearly $S I ,l m,t mhi,
there was a verv large oroiKirtio .if the
members present and there were indi
cations of a battle roval over niunerous
projects which failed to secure favorable
lisideration in cuinmillcc.
Tuesday, January 29.
Washington, Jan. 2'.'. The agricul
tural appropriation hill mviipicd most
f the day in the house, and, as usual,
when the amendment st i ik ing out the
free distribution of needs was ritMiIted,
the ineiidn rs from the farming districts
outvoted tiose from the cities, revers
ing a rul ing of t he chair by a vote of
i:fti to S5, and restored the jiuragraph,
as has liccti the law for years.
The recommendations of the commit
tee on agriculture to increase the sal
aries of Chief Forester Pincln.t and the
chief of the bureau of chemistry, Ir.
Wiley, from $.'!.. r00 to $ t,M0, went out
on points of order.
Washington, Jan. 2'.'. The senate
session today began with a lecture from
Hale, who contended that lm inni'li
talking and not enough work was being
done. lb- had particular reference to
his inability to secure the passage of
the diplomatic and iimsular and forti
fications appropriation bills, which
were on t he calendar. Ps-fore the ses
sion ended, the two measures had been
disused of. Rcvcridgo concluded bis
three-diV Seech on h is eh i Id III bor bill.
His argument today was devoted to Un
constitutional towers of congress to pro
hibit interstate commerce in child
Monday, January 28. a
Washington, Monday, Jan. The
Interstate Commerce 'oiiiniissinri sent to
Congress a report of the investigations
made by it under the Tillman Ciilcspic
resolution concerning the relations of
common carriers by rail to the produc
tion and distribution of oil. The re port
covers the (list riluit ion of pctroViim and
its products cnt of the Mississippi
Kiver, and, incidentally, the Kansas ami
'!' x as fields. The report points out
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K nl 1 'll '? l,,,T iii-i in" i ..mill iin-
Jstarnlaril Wil i ompanv 'iijs Mini up
ami perpet nut eif its monopoly. il
is asserted that "the ruin of its com
petitors li:m been a distinct part of the
policy of the Standard Oil Company in
tho pnst, systematically and persistent
Washington, Monday, Jan. liH. -J. J
Hill, V.. II. ilarriinan and the Republi
ran policy of protection are assailed in
the minority adverse report on the I.it
tauer compromise ship subsidy hiVj
which was filed in the IIouso today by
Hplght of Mississippi. J lie report is
signed by Spight and other members
of the committee on merchant marine
and fisheries (ioulden, Hherley and
Oregon's Fate is in Doubt.
Washington, Jun. .'!(). Repairs to
the battleship Oregon are held up be
cause of shortage of money. The house
naval committee bus agreed to resirt a
special bill appropriating $1 ,(MJ(),(M)()
to put the new turret on the Oregon and
Massachusetts und make other import
ant alterations which will modernize
Ixith ships. If this bill Misses, the de
partment w ill utilize part of its general
fund to complete repairs to the Oregon,
The total cost will lie aliout $1,250, (Kit).
There is some opposition to this
Navy May Relieve Famine.
Washington, Jan. 2!). Representa
tive Humphrey today laid before the
Navy department a novel dan for re
lieving the fuel famine lun the North
west, particularly in Washington. He
foiindth the navy has ut its coaling sta
tions largo quantities of coal for which
it has no immediate use, and other de
liveries are being regularly made under
le suggests that all this Hon of a United States senator showed
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coal bo Hold
Commerce Commission Hoars Evl
dence at San Krancisto,
San Francisco. Jan. .'10. Iiitcrtnie
Commissioner Fianklln"l. Ijiiic jcsici
dav Coiiiinencei I the investigation In
this City of the relations bet ween tin
Southern Pacific, the I'nion Pacific and
tho Santu l ii railroads and tho result
of these relations, with a view to do
term i ii In g in w hat mrt iciilar, If any
these roads hae lolated the Interstate
Commerce laws. It developed early In
the Inuring that the Southern and
I'nioii Pacific roads, which in w
one, and the Santa I'e lime entered Ol
io an alliance and l-cl ccn them con
trol the tail lransMiitalion of the Pad
tic const south of Oregon. 0. A. Sever
ance, special counsel for the govern
ment, conducted the e Millll nat Ion of the
wit nesscs, t he railroads being repre
sented by Peter F. I 'mine and R. S.
l.oetl, of New Yolk, who were couched
at critical moments by J. C Siubbs,
t raflic director of the Southern Pacific.
A. II. Pavsoii, vice president of the
Santa IV, and John l. SptccUes gave
interest ing text iinoiiy .
Mr. Spiecklcs testified to the pur
chase by President llaiiinian for $1,-
.'iOO.OOO of the Coos Hay A Coqmlle
Valley Rnllroi.d eoiiqwiny; the Coos
Itav, Ro-clnirg A. I'.astern Railway A
Navigation company ; some cml prop
erties mid a steam-hip line. They coM
I. I'. Sprccklcs Pros.' company $1,-
I'lidcr the ijiiest loning of Mr. Sever
ance I Uptllin I rtVSOIl tllsClose.l llie
methods by w hlcli t he Simla l o and
the Southern Pacific had jointly formed
the Nort hw etei n Pacific Railway com
pany, each holding half of the capital
stock of $:., ooo.ooo. Captain l'ason
udmitted that the Southern I'm Hie mid
the Simla Fe have joint ownership of
the Pot rero stis k vurd" ; t hat a Soul hei n
Pacific tint from Mojavc to Needles ii
leased by the Santa I c, and that II
small roiut liinlmg out or I ..iket-lu i.i
was built jointly hv t he Southern Pa
cifieimd the Santa re und is operated
llltortiutelv bv the two roads.
DISEASE CAUSES TERROR.
Rapid Increase in Com ar d Deaths
Krporied at ChicaR'J
Chicago, Jan. "o. The epidemic of
contagious diseases in Ch lejigo hmu ined
Some of the feutures of u plague today,
reports of new cases siuriiig into t he
Health depart incut ollice ut the rate of
one every three minutes. The Health
department corps was hopclcf-nly
swamped with the tremendous spurt,
4TL new cits-s being added to t he III
riiidy long list of patient. Chicago's
sick from scarlet fever and d i phi herta
are now mh il to numlx-r over 1 . Lftit .
Five deaths were reported today, the
total nuinN'r of deaths from all iiues
for thris- days to noon being .'II'.', or an
average of one death every ten minutes.
Ijist week, which was called the wort
of the epidemic by Health Col is-
Holier W lialell, the average of death
was one every l.'t minutes.
The appalling seriousness of the epi
demic was mirrored in t he confusion
and semi-punie which seized the city
ball b ui r t mil it h , in winch the city
looks for a check . Thelleslth depart
ment w as overcrowded with physicians
and silicemeii repirling cases, while
thehialth coinlni-'-ioner was engaged
ill a three cor nered squabble w it h the
police, liuildiiig Commissioner Parten
and members of the city council.
Aldermen were liosieged by constitu
ents, w ho demand) d that official action
be taken toward the appointment of u
committee of the best physicians in the
city to combat the contagious diseases
and help quiet the panicky feeling
w hich deveoM-d in all sections. May
or limine thought the npoiiit men! of
such a committee might be a good
thing, but be said it had not been
brought to his "ollicial" attention that
a serious epidemic exists and thai the
Health department was unable to copi
Locomotive Plant Burns
Philadelphia, Jan. .'III. Fire which
started with an explosion in the paint
shop destroyed an entire section of the
big Puldwin l.iM-oniot i ve works last
night, entailing a loss of $ ,immi,imni.
The dest royed building was about 1 7.ri
feet long by Kid feet deep, immediately
adjoining t he main ollice ut Proud ami
Spring iarden streets, and the erecting
shops, smith shops aril foundries.
These buildings were threatened, as
were other deiartineids along Spring
( iardea st reef and oil Fifteenth street,
but hard work saved them.
Ice Trust To Pay Fines.
New York, Jan. .'). The appellate
division bus bunded down a decision
uflirming the verdict of the lower court
against the American lee company in
favor of the city for alleged violations
of tho ordinance relating to short
weights. Some BO violations were
entered against the couiianv, eight of
which were posted for trial. There is
a penalty of fl.'B for each case. Hy the
decision the ice company is held re
sponsible for the acts of its drivers.
Black Hundred Terrorizes Tlflls.
Tillis, Jan. .'ID. This city Is being
terrorized by members of the Pluck
Hundred, who ure levying tribute on
M ' . 7 mi '""'" V vy
they alslucted the son of a millionaire
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mill me iiociiiik inn j-ouii mail lor a
heavy ransom. 1'hey also have mur
dered a rich merchant for refusing to
contribute to their cause.
Rhode Island Deadlock Unbroken.
nee P I I.... m -el
tire, I.. I .Ian. .id. Iho
eleventh ..allots or the dec
WAR BOUND TO COME
Conflict Willi Japan Is Inevitable,
Says Senator Perkins.
AITREIIENSiON IN WASHINGTON
H.tyior and Osarln's Speeches Irdlnrne
Peepln of Japan Failure ol
School Suit Piodictiid
Washington, lib. L'. "Wo have
laid the foundation for commercial su
premacy on the Pacilie const , and at
sonic h 1 1 1 1 in the future coui of na
tional de-t inv the pathway of nat iou,
progte-s on the part of Japan and the
I'lllled MlltiS Will converge to a nlit
of inev liable conflict ."
In thc-c wolds Netiah r Pi'l I. him of
California, last night predicted a clu-h
hi t ween the I'mted Mates and Japan
at some in.lelinite peiio.1. lie. , In.
eled II speech Is foie I be National I in..
graphical society in winch he docie s..
at length the relations custmg U
I ween this country and ,lamn. He
clllogie. I the Japanese as a tenacious
race, who lievel assimilate wilh other
ii-oples, hut alwavs rush lo the assist
ance of their native land.
There was no abatement of the up.
rebellsloll and um a-nie-s felt in ol!,-
cial c,r Ies nere over ine rri.iii 'iii le-w
el"ling oeiweeii me i unci sum s ni..i
Japan. Il 1ili be sisitivel stated thai
ils feeling of alarm, grow ing out i,f
r i..i s and cril icul situation, is iieue
geliellll loiii-ii; iiwiii in iiii i line suae
the beginning of it' development.
I he dlsi leel II
f 1 1 .ngr c s ha v e b
n ill I s .1 li I . ma la s
II Wllllied to lei
II. I k. III,. I pr I lit
I In ir a- s. m I - li
fur t In r ut Iriiihri'i t bat
are i a li u In I i d
to lllll. line the lieople of ,P
pan and im
I I belli to forci host lie act o b tbiir
gov ei mucin . li I- reane-i now inni
the s,.-J,eM delivered by .veiiatoi l!a
llor and iearill lidded fuel to I be file,
and oilier public i ipressions have con
tribute. I toward ii-semng the fiu-iidli-lie-s
of Japan f.. thin country.
It I- generally believed that the gov-
eminent will lo-e itscii-c in the lide
ral courts on the ipiestum of forcing the
city of San I rancisco ! admit Jarinn-
children to its school. A II 1 1. 1 1 Jit
ing such an outcome, the admini-t ra
tion want to avoid the i olise.plelice",
(or it fears that it iiimi. t fulfil! the
a-suraiu e gi en to t he ,ln sine-c gov el n -
ment on tins sul j.-. t. Tin- Ja mtn so
government ha b t it be known that a
scui a the Federal court have pas-ed
on the test case the iilellon will I
Considered of a i al ria 1 and hot a sec
t ional characli r and will I- treated a
CONFERENCE AMONG JAPANESE
Merchants 7 fork Exclusion of Coolies
Would Settle 1 rouble
bs Angeles, Feb. I ioiirokn Ikida,
of Sail Francisco, secielarv of the Jap
anese nssiM int ion of America, a prime
mover ill the Japanese school Contro
versy at San Francisco, I here to meet
with L'.'l representatives of the asociu
lion for a two days' conference on ipies
tiolis of interest to J.ipalie-e.
"We have organized to promote Jap
anese welfaie in America, and this is
our third coiifercn e." said Ikid i.
"There are l.O.nod Japarn se in this
ritry, and there is iiecessjiily much
of importance to he discussed.
"Tomorrow we expect to take up the
inseiissioii oi me aovisahi Illy or evclml
ing the Japanese coolies who go lo
Honolulu as laborer from the main
land. I believe that if only the best,
class of Japanese merchant come to
California, thcie could be no objection.
We want to build up out trade and
I here is no reason why we should not.
bring much that is good to America."
New Points on Immigration Law.
F.I Pa-o, Tex., Fch. I.'. International
picstioiis of great interest to ports
along the Mexican border have been
sprung by the attorneys of Ahtoiiinl.
Villareal, the alleged revolutionist, who
is in jail here lending ext radit ioll pro
ceedings. The iiestions raisisl are,
first, whether a htsoii found lo Is' in
this country in violation of Its laws
must he deputed to the country whence
be came or can he desirted to some
other country; and second, whether or
not, pending extradition proceedings,
a person has the privilege of buil.
McClellan Loses Round In Fight.
New York, Feb. 2. Justice l.even
trilt today denied the application of
counsel for Mayor McClellan to set
aside the service of summons and com
plaint In the iuo warranto proceedings
brought by the attorney general ill tho
matter of bu!M, count. Judge Levcti
tritt granted a stay of proceedings in
the mutter until three davs
tice Fitts, of AlUiny, handed down his
"wlHiii on the motion of prohibition
against An, ..,. i : i t .1.
No Gambling In Ariiona.
l'hocnix, Ariz.., Feb. 2. Tho Ari
zona assembly passed and the governor
signed u hill previously passed by tho
council repealing the statute permitting
ne slat ute lerinitt ing
the licensing of gambling In Arizona
Thee, .1 i. .. ,Arl,,,u-
statute, makes therl. V i